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The Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG) invites you to register for the hybrid

2023 SCSG GI Symposium, offered online and in-person at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA.

This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources (MER) and the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG).

Supported by educational grants from Salix Pharmaceuticals,

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,

Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., and Olympus.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners involved in the care of patients with gastrointestinal disorders.

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The goal of this program is to provide important clinical and scientific data on the management of gastrointestinal disorders.

 

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe new data as it pertains to the implications and options for patients as it pertains to their continued care

  • Apply updated guidelines for care for chronic liver and GI related diseases

  • Discuss future directions of therapeutics, diagnostics, and technology in the management of GI and liver diseases

FACULTY

Faculty

GI Symposium Co-Chairs

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Gareth Dulai, MD, MSHS

SCPMG Downey Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

Eric Esrailian, MD, MPH

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Los Angeles, CA

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Ke-Qin Hu, MD

University of California, Irvine Medical Center

Orange, CA

LA LIVE! Course Directors

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V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, MAS

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Santa Monica, CA

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Thomas Savides, MD

UC San Diego Health

La Jolla, CA

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Kenneth Chang, MD, PhD

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Orange, CA

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Simon K. Lo, MD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

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Jacques Van Dam, MD, PhD

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

CE Nurse Course Chair

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Manal F. Abdelmalek, MD, MPH,

FACP, FACG, FAASLD

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Tammy Harper, NP-C

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

Faculty

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Jasmohan Bajaj, MD, MS,

FACG, AGAF

Virginia Commonwealth University

McGuire VA Medical Center

Richmond, VA

Brooks D. Cash, MD,

AGAF, FACG, FASGE

UT Health Science Center at Houston

Memorial Hermann Hospital

Houston, TX

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Amar R. Deshpande, MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, FL

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Elisabeth Evans, MSN, FNP-BC

UC San Diego IBD Center (Former)

La Jolla, CA

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Steven-Huy Han, MD

David Geffen School of

Medicine at UCLA

Los Angeles, CA

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Folasade (Fola) May, MD, PhD, MPhil

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA 

Los Angeles, CA

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Marianne Fahmy, MD

Kaiser Permanente

Los Angeles, CA

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Danny Issa, MD

David Geffen School of

Medicine at UCLA

Los Angeles, CA

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Jennifer Phan, MD

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

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Norman Gitlin, MD

Southern California Liver Center

San Clemente, CA

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David Kunkel, MD

University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, CA

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Sammy Saab, MD, MPH

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Los Angeles, CA

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Samir Gupta, MD, MSCS

University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, CA

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Vai Jun (VJ) Lam, MS, RD, CNSC

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

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Samantha Ramirez, DNP, FNP-BC

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

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Ara Sahakian, MD

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

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Thomas Savides, MD

University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, CA

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Alireza Sedarat, MD

UCLA Health

Los Angeles, CA

Vanessa M. Shami, MD

University of Virginia Medical Center

Charlottesville, VA

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Andrea Shin, MD, MS

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis, IN

Siddharth Singh, MD

University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, CA

Adarsh Thaker, MD

UCLA Health

Los Angeles, CA

Agendas
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CONFERENCE AGENDA

GI Symposium General Session: June 17-18

The GI Symposium general session will place primary emphasis on GI conditions and will deliver updates in GI from DDW, comprehensive education on inflammatory bowel disease, functional GI, endoscopy related topics and upper GI disorders, as these fields are rapidly evolving and new data are continuously presented and published.

CLICK HERE to learn more!

LA LIVE!: June 16

The LA LIVE! symposium is designed to improve endoscopy practice through live case presentations from leading centers in Southern California, hands-on demonstrations and interactive educational lectures delivered by leading experts.  It will be held on June 16, 2023 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm as a hybrid meeting, offered both virtually and in-person at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA. 

 

Registration for this optional program is available to you when you register for the main course.

CLICK HERE to learn more!

CE Nurse Course: June 17

This half-day session is dedicated exclusively to nursing professionals who are involved in the management of GI disorders. The year's course will highlight the most recent advances in the management of GI diseases as presented at the annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) meeting. In addition, the course will provide attendees in-person access to the 1.5 day physician focused symposium.

CLICK HERE to learn more!

Accreditation Statement

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG). MER is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

Medical Education Resources ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies relevant financial relationships with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Reported relevant financial relationships are mitigated by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. MER is committed to providing learners with high-quality CE activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of an ineligible company.

Credit

FEES

Type
SCSG Member
Non-Member
Fellow
$0
$0
APP/Allied HCP
$210
$275
Physician
$330
$440
Industry
$500
Guest
$150
Fees
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